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Top 200 Highest Paying Jobs in Arizona

The top 200 highest paying jobs in Arizona (ranked by annual average salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid workers) and the number of employment of each job in Arizona are also shown. We note from the table that the highest paying profession in Arizona is general internists with an average annual salary of $182,380. The second highest paying job is family and general practitioners (average salary $162,910). The salary and the employment information in Arizona is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in May 2015 [1].

Table 1. 200 Highest Paying Jobs in Arizona

Job Description Average Salary i # of Empl i
1 General Internists
$182,380
390
2 Family and General Practitioners
$162,910
2,990
3 Other Specialists Dentists
$155,790
190
4 Chief Executives
$151,270
3,250
5 General Pediatricians
$141,870
700
6 Nurse Anesthetists
$136,820
240
7 General Dentists
$133,640
2,240
8 Architectural and Engineering Managers
$130,960
3,820
9 Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers
$129,770
3,280
10 Pharmacists
$124,970
5,860
11 Computer and Information Systems Managers
$120,510
6,570
12 Podiatrists
$119,390
280
13 Postsecondary Law Teachers
$116,970
180
14 Computer and Information Research Scientists
$109,250
150
15 Optometrists
$106,450
690
16 Computer Hardware Engineers
$105,520
1,860
17 Marketing Managers
$104,360
2,970
18 Nurse Midwives
$102,890
0
19 Nurse Practitioners
$101,860
2,060
20 Sales Engineers
$101,520
1,650
21 Lawyers
$100,810
9,840
22 Materials Scientists
$100,280
70
23 Compensation and Benefits Managers
$100,050
260
24 Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers
$99,690
310
25 Natural Sciences Managers
$99,540
830
26 Electrical Engineers
$99,010
3,660
27 Computer Network Architects
$98,920
3,380
28 Postsecondary Health Specialties Teachers
$98,330
3,290
29 All Other Managers
$97,970
6,640
30 Purchasing Managers
$97,740
1,400
31 Financial Managers
$97,610
9,320
32 Physician Assistants
$97,390
2,070
33 Other Psychologists
$95,780
140
34 Postsecondary Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers
$95,240
320
35 Chemical Engineers
$95,090
160
36 Air Traffic Controllers
$94,970
610
37 Systems Software Developers
$93,600
8,280
38 Human Resources Managers
$93,150
2,250
39 Postsecondary Education Administrators
$93,050
2,320
40 Postsecondary Economics Teachers
$93,000
0
41 Industrial Production Managers
$92,800
2,440
42 Postsecondary Engineering Teachers
$92,780
730
43 Medical and Health Services Managers
$91,390
6,660
44 Sales Managers
$90,370
9,650
45 Political Scientists
$90,150
40
46 Actuaries
$89,860
400
47 Environmental Science Teachers
$89,720
120
48 Electronics Engineers (Non Computer)
$89,640
4,130
49 Industrial Engineers
$89,400
4,700
50 Construction Managers
$89,220
4,740
51 Detectives and Criminal Investigators
$88,940
6,130
52 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers
$88,650
1,040
53 Atmospheric and Space Scientists
$88,040
70
54 Applications Software Developers
$87,650
13,040
55 Biomedical Engineers
$87,640
780
56 Power Distributors and Dispatchers
$87,350
160
57 Broadcast News Analysts
$87,170
110
58 Mechanical Engineers
$86,080
3,880
59 Dental Hygienists
$86,040
3,440
60 Training and Development Managers
$85,610
770
61 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives
$85,450
2,800
62 Computer Systems Analysts
$84,170
13,540
63 Farm Products Buyers and Purchasing Agents
$83,850
40
64 Engineers, All Other
$83,310
1,610
65 General and Operations Managers
$82,730
36,900
66 Aerospace Engineers
$82,590
1,200
67 Radiation Therapists
$82,340
310
68 Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers
$81,820
1,170
69 Postsecondary Physics Teachers
$81,450
220
70 Physicists
$81,230
230
71 Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates
$81,170
740
72 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers
$80,370
1,080
73 Veterinarians
$80,260
1,370
74 Information Security Analysts
$80,110
2,160
75 Physical Therapists
$79,740
3,820
76 Credit Analysts
$79,460
0
77 Occupational Therapists
$79,230
1,240
78 Mining and Geological Engineers
$78,650
560
79 Other Postsecondary Social Sciences Teachers
$78,160
110
80 Civil Engineers
$77,920
5,470
81 Postsecondary Home Economics Teachers
$77,870
40
82 Nuclear Medicine Technologists
$77,130
360
83 Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels
$76,940
0
84 Postsecondary Biological Science Teachers
$76,820
900
85 Statisticians
$76,540
510
86 Social Scientists and Related Workers
$76,460
560
87 Other Computer Occupations
$76,170
2,390
88 Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators
$75,680
4,080
89 Administrative Services Managers
$75,480
5,460
90 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
$75,030
2,130
91 Environmental Engineers
$74,820
670
92 Postsecondary Business Teachers
$74,790
1,490
93 Anthropology and Archeology Teachers
$74,230
130
94 Network and Computer Systems Administrators
$74,210
6,800
95 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors
$74,130
440
96 Database Administrators
$74,100
3,210
97 Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists
$73,980
690
98 Computer Programmers
$73,980
4,460
99 Postsecondary Geography Teachers
$73,890
150
100 Chemists
$73,060
610
101 Advertising and Promotions Managers
$72,930
340
102 Other Physical Scientists
$72,820
290
103 Postmasters and Mail Superintendents
$72,670
150
104 Art Directors
$71,110
250
105 Other Media and Communication Equipment Workers
$71,080
250
106 Postsecondary Computer Science Teachers
$70,980
500
107 Registered Nurses
$70,720
47,020
108 Financial Examiners
$70,100
0
109 Funeral Service Managers
$69,850
90
110 Hydrologists
$69,800
380
111 Logisticians
$69,660
2,660
112 Audiologists
$69,440
240
113 Postsecondary Chemistry Teachers
$69,250
280
114 Postsecondary Nursing Instructors and Teachers
$69,030
600
115 Postsecondary Political Science Teachers
$68,970
240
116 Other Education Administrators
$68,930
630
117 Hearing Aid Specialists
$68,790
230
118 Economists
$68,690
120
119 Transit and Railroad Police
$68,660
40
120 Other Therapists
$68,370
70
121 Management Analysts
$68,290
9,950
122 Postsecondary Sociology Teachers
$67,350
330
123 Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products Sales Representatives
$67,240
6,900
124 Other Business Operations Specialists
$67,220
10,620
125 Postsecondary Architecture Teachers
$66,880
170
126 Speech-Language Pathologists
$66,800
1,880
127 First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers
$66,450
2,310
128 Operations Research Analysts
$66,120
3,020
129 Postsecondary Communications Teachers
$65,940
690
130 Urban and Regional Planners
$65,910
830
131 Postsecondary Social Work Teachers
$65,900
410
132 Auto Damage Insurance Appraisers
$65,870
470
133 Conservation Scientists
$65,730
340
134 Budget Analysts
$65,710
970
135 Insurance Underwriters
$65,700
960
136 Postsecondary Mathematical Science Teachers
$65,110
1,050
137 Financial Analysts
$65,070
0
138 Emergency Management Directors
$64,980
140
139 Commercial and Industrial Designers
$64,390
270
140 Postsecondary Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers
$64,170
570
141 Other Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners
$63,790
450
142 Other Biological Scientists
$63,790
590
143 Lodging Managers
$63,360
850
144 Compliance Officers
$63,340
5,520
145 Transportation Inspectors
$63,230
670
146 Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists
$63,100
1,630
147 Geoscientists (Except Hydrologists and Geographers)
$62,820
430
148 Commercial Pilots
$62,350
1,460
149 Chiropractors
$62,290
870
150 Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians
$62,260
1,010
151 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists
$62,230
1,300
152 Anthropologists and Archeologists
$61,860
340
153 Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers
$61,510
4,080
154 Social and Community Service Managers
$61,430
1,540
155 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers
$61,350
5,710
156 Architects (Except Landscape and Naval)
$61,280
1,740
157 Gaming Managers
$60,890
50
158 Technical Writers
$60,870
930
159 Microbiologists
$60,860
150
160 Cartographers and Photogrammetrists
$60,690
280
161 Postsecondary Education Teachers
$60,600
1,520
162 Landscape Architects
$60,590
0
163 Elevator Installers and Repairers
$60,560
280
164 Signal and Track Switch Repairers
$60,530
120
165 Other Financial Specialists
$60,460
2,060
166 Postsecondary Psychology Teachers
$60,360
840
167 Court Reporters
$60,240
200
168 Cost Estimators
$60,100
4,460
169 Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers
$59,950
12,110
170 Radiologic Technologists
$59,860
3,340
171 Loan Officers
$59,850
9,660
172 Postsecondary Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers
$59,800
240
173 Sociologists
$59,470
40
174 Computer Network Support Specialists
$59,260
5,230
175 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists
$59,250
1,980
176 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers
$58,980
14,290
177 Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters
$58,890
580
178 Personal Financial Advisors
$58,830
4,350
179 Fire Inspectors and Investigators
$58,810
230
180 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists
$58,790
3,280
181 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products
$58,380
5,290
182 Postsecondary Foreign Language and Literature Teachers
$58,320
320
183 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators
$58,300
5,900
184 Accountants and Auditors
$58,260
18,810
185 Postsecondary English Language and Literature Teachers
$58,120
1,040
186 Other Engineering Technicians
$58,120
1,900
187 Postsecondary Art, Drama, and Music Teachers
$58,020
1,190
188 Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians
$57,590
3,940
189 Locomotive Engineers
$57,500
790
190 Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents
$57,450
650
191 Postsecondary History Teachers
$57,250
230
192 Postal Service Mail Carriers
$57,200
4,850
193 Other Social Workers
$57,020
1,380
194 Web Developers
$56,740
2,500
195 Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators
$56,730
110
196 Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists
$56,490
440
197 Industrial Engineering Technicians
$56,140
3,780
198 Training and Development Specialists
$56,070
0
199 Postsecondary Philosophy and Religion Teachers
$56,010
330
200 Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians
$55,890
3,820

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